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PhD mathematics student John Malik took first place for his image, “Phases of the Heart,” showing phase information extracted from an electrocardiogram signal using Fourier transform.

January 22, 2018

Heart-Phase Image Takes Top Prize in 2018 'Envisioning the Invisible' Contest

Amazing research images won top honors in the contest sponsored by the Duke Engineering Graduate Student Council.

experimental graphs

January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

stained cross-section of muscle fibers

January 08, 2018

Engineers Grow Functioning Human Muscle from Skin Cells

First functioning human muscle grown from induced pluripotent stem cells holds promise for cellular therapies, drug discovery and studying rare diseases

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The News & Observer | December 27, 2017

A Search for GenX Yields an Unexpected Discovery Here in the Triangle

Featuring Heather Stapleton, Lee Ferguson

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Optics & Photonics News | December 26, 2017

Toward Better Photon Counting

Featuring Jungsang Kim

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Nature | December 21, 2017

Gene Editing Staves Off Deafness in Mice

Featuring Charles Gersbach

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7

faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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80%

of Pratt seniors had job offers at time of graduation

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6

major externally funded research centers

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37

patents issued to Pratt innovators in 2017

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Ranked #9

among top U.S. engineering schools by per-faculty research spending

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